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Physiotherapy Instructor I/II

Physiotherapy Instructor I/II
Department of Physical Therapy
Position Number: 27554

The Department of Physical Therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba is seeking applications for a full-time probationary position at the rank of Instructor I/II. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2020, or as negotiated. The appointment will be at a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

As an Instructor I/II in the Department of Physical Therapy, responsibilities will include teaching and service. Teaching responsibilities include developing curriculum, instructing and assessing students, advising student projects, facilitating tutorials, demonstrating labs and student program advising. Service responsibilities will include course coordination, clinical coordination, timetable administration, committee participation and other related activities.

The Department of Physical Therapy offers the entry-level Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) program to 50 students in each of two years. Also, the Department is a participating unit in the Masters of Science: Rehabilitation Sciences and Applied Health Sciences Ph.D. programs.

The successful candidate must hold a professional degree in Physical Therapy and have at least three years of professional practice experience; hold a Master’s degree in Rehabilitation Sciences or a related field; be eligible for licensure to practice on the active practice roster with the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba; be eligible for membership in the Canadian Physiotherapy Association; have related experience and demonstrate an ability in teaching and in coordinating courses.

The successful candidate will understand the issues facing physiotherapy practice and will be committed to excellence in education. He/she will join the faculty committed to the strategic goals and ongoing development of the department’s curriculum.

The Department of Physical Therapy is a part of the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, located adjacent to the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, which is a major teaching and research hospital serving Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, and Nunavut. The College of Rehabilitation Sciences along with the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Nursing, make up the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. The Bannatyne campus is a dynamic health sciences community that provides opportunities for Interprofessional collaboration in research and education with other health disciplines.

The University of Manitoba’s Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is a major center of health education and research linked to sister institutions throughout Canada and the world. The University offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs educating basic life sciences, as well as a vast array of health and social science programs.

Winnipeg is the capital of the province of Manitoba. It has a long history in social and human rights, which is showcased most prominently in Canada’s only national museum outside of the nation’s capital – the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. The city has a rich cultural environment including ballet, opera, theatre and ethnic festivals. It boasts many professional sports teams in hockey, football, soccer and baseball and offers opportunities for recreation in all seasons. The Winnipeg housing market is one of the most favourable in Canada. To learn more about Winnipeg visit: http://www.tourismwinnipeg.com.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at valerie.williams@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Closing date for the first consideration of applications is June 30, 2019. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Expected date of appointment is January 1, 2020, or as negotiated.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Applicants can apply in writing or email by sending a letter of application referencing position # 27554 with a brief outline of teaching and research interests and a curriculum vitae to the address below. Please note that only complete applications will be considered. For further information, please contact:

Dr. Reg Urbanowski, Search Committee Chair and Dean
College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba,
771 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
R3E 0T6
Email: reg.urbanowski@umanitoba.ca